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The Body Part You’ve Been Saying Wrong All Along

No Comments 24 February 2015

For the record, when referring to your female external genitals, the correct term is “vulva”–not “vagina,” which is your internal reproductive canal. From Come As You Are: The Surprising New Science That Will Transform Your Sex Life.

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Were Your Parents Prudes? How It May Still Affect You

No Comments 20 February 2015

Disgust can function as a social emotion–that is, we learn what is "disgusting" (including our own bodies and sex-related things) by reading the responses of people around us. The good news: You can choose to let go of learned sexual turn-offs. From Come As You Are: The Surprising New Science That Will Transform Your Sex Life.

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5 Important Rituals for Love

1 Comment 12 February 2015

So, you're in love and it's wonderful. Now what? What do you do to keep the romance alive? It's not uncommon for us to meet that special someone, fall in love, and then get too comfortable. If you want a love that endures and can stand the test of time, you need some rituals. Here are my favorites.

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How I Got My Sexy Back: An Exploration in Bondage

1 Comment 05 February 2015

After my marriage fell apart, my libido was frozen, as though my husband's rejection had been a stun gun aimed directly at my G spot. After a few years of isolation, I finally began to date and explore and get to know my sexual self in a new, nonjudgmental way. From Women, Food, and Desire.

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Why Faking It Is Never OK

No Comments 16 January 2015

You think you're doing him a favor when you feign the Big O, but you're really not. Here's why. From The Big, Fun, Sexy Sex Book.

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Does Facebook Make Cheating Easier?

1 Comment 25 September 2014

It's not like cheating and illicit hookups didn't exist pre-Facebook, but it's undeniable that our impulsivity has been heightened with social media tools. I dissect this and other sensitive social-media dilemmas in my book, Unfriending My Ex (and Other Things I'll Never Do).

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How to Be a More Effective Online Dater

No Comments 23 September 2014

Feel as if you’re not using your time online as productively as possible? Discover some simple tips on how to spend less time searching and more time dating. From Love at First Click: The Ultimate Guide to Online Dating.

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The Best Way to Handle Mixed Signals from a Guy

2 Comments 08 August 2014

Don't try to read his mind or let contradicting messages drive you nuts. From The Gaggle: How to Find Love in a Post-Dating World.

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Online Dating Blues? How to Avoid Disappointment

No Comments 22 July 2014

When it feels like you are encountering one bad online date after the next, keeping your motivation up seems impossible. Here are some easy tips to keep you encouraged so you can find your potential last first date. From Love at First Click: The Ultimate Guide to Online Dating.

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Stop with the Love Locks: 5 More Romantic Ways to Express Yourself

1 Comment 16 July 2014

London Bridge is falling down… and so is the Pont des Arts in Paris. What started out as a heartwarming way for vacationing lovebirds to express their eternal love for one another has turned into an infrastructural burden for cities from Copenhagen to Tel Aviv and Rome. Armed with padlocks, permanent markers, puffy paints, and even Wite-Out, lovers and newlyweds the world over are flocking to romantic destinations to publicly memorialize their love for one another by locking personalized padlocks to a bridge.

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A Second Chance at Love… on the Dance Floor

No Comments 02 July 2014

Modern life doesn't offer us many chances at romance. We may find love, sex, companionship, and compatibility... but romance remains strangely elusive.

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Who Sits Where, When? 5 Tips for a Mistake-free Wedding Ceremony

No Comments 04 June 2014

Whether you’re planning a traditional or modern ceremony, make sure it runs smoothly—and gracefully. From My Fair Wedding: Finding Your Vision... Through His Revisions!

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Why You Shouldn’t Live With Him before Marriage

2 Comments 21 May 2014

Most couples live together, to save money and for convenience. Living together offers a real-life compatibility test, to boot! But here’s why you should think twice if you want that ring. From Love Him or Leave Him, But Don’t Get Stuck with the Tab.

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